Legg Lifts Lady Bobcats Past Pfeiffer, 3-1, in Conference Carolinas Opener

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BANNER ELK, N.C. - Senior, Katie-Marie Legg, had 13 kills and a .308 hitting percent in the Lees-McRae College Lady Bobcats volleyball team's win, 3-1 (23-25, 25-22, 25-16, 25-17) over Conference Carolinas opponent the Pfeiffer University Falcons Saturday afternoon in Williams Gym.

After falling in the fist set, 25-23, the Lady Bobcats rallied to win set two 25-22 and set three 25-16. Lees-McRae ended the match with a 25-17 set three win to earn their first conference win of the season and improve to 5-3 overall. Pfeiffer falls to 3-6 overall and 0-1 in the conference.

Legg's 13-kill effort led the Lady Bobcat offense that placed four hitters in double digits. Megan Epperson had 12 kills and a .346 hitting percentage. Taylor Clendenin had 12 kills, and Whitney Justice followed with 11 kills. Megan Mitchell passed out 47 assists, and Luana Rocha collected 18 digs.

For Pfeiffer, Kristina Mordini led the team with eight kills. Vanessa Gerig handed out 23 assists, and Kaci Markham had 14 digs.

The Bobcats will play Tuesday, September 15th when they travel to Belmont Abbey.

Pictured: Katie-Marie Legg